Madame Butterfly synopsis
Lt. B. F. Pinkerton (Cary Grant), on leave in Japan, finds himself lusting after the beautiful Cho-Cho San (Sylvia Sidney), whom he lays eyes on at a local watering hole. While he pursues a marriage to her, Pinkerton actually has no intention of bringing her back home to America. Rather, he sleeps with her, then leaves her behind, expecting that she will marry another man. But Cho-Cho San, unaware of the subterfuge, patiently awaits her husband's return.